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Beal leads well-rested Wizards past Hawks 104-98 in Game 1

Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap, front,  passes as Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat, right, defends in the first half of an NBA second-round basketball payoff series game Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Bradley Beal shook off a sprained ankle to score 28 points and the Washington Wizards remained unbeaten in the postseason, knocking off the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks 104-98 Sunday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

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Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley out for Game 1 vs Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley is sitting out Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Golden State Warriors as he continues to recover from surgery to repair broken bones in his face.

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Clippers have 2 days rest before facing Rockets in 2nd round

San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan, left, hugs Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul after the Clippers won Game 7 in a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, May 2, 2015, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 111-109. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have less than two days to enjoy their wildly entertaining first-round series victory over the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs.

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Grizzlies, Warriors ready to meet in conference semifinals

Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33), of Spain, celebrates after beating the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 5 of an NBA basketball Western Conference playoff series Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. The Grizzlies won 99-93 to win the series 4-1. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors waited a week to play another playoff game, and they’re still not exactly sure who they’re facing in the Western Conference semifinals.

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Warriors GM Bob Myers voted NBA’s executive of the year

In this April 24, 2012, file photo, Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers listens during a news conference in Oakland, Calif. Myers won the NBA's executive of the year award Friday, May 1, 2015,  after assembling a roster that rolled to a franchise-record 67 wins and earned the league's top playoff seed. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — His voice cracking and his eyes watering, Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers nearly let his emotions get the best of him on one of the biggest days of his career.

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